The June 24 Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade has elicited various responses from United Methodists. Several agencies and individuals speak out, including Bishop David Alan Bard of The… Continue Reading United Methodists react to end of Roe v. Wade
“This is what we are here for.” For many members, the heart of the Annual Conference is the raising of the card to vote on the business at hand.
In this month’s Joyful Journey, Bishop David Bard moves our focus forward on matters engaging the “heart and soul problems” in the nation and the church.
The Rev. Dr. Darryl Totty will soon begin service as the superintendent of the Greater Detroit District, as the Rev. Dr. Charles Boayue, Jr. goes to Birmingham/Berkley First as their… Continue Reading New Greater Detroit DS announced
Bishop David Bard says that love is the way forward regardless of what we know or don’t know about the future of The United Methodist Church.
Remembering Count Basie’s jazz tune, Bishop David Bard reflects on the unpredictable April weather and the eternal promise of Easter.
“Do not be afraid,” is Bishop David Bard’s message as the Commission on General Conference announced another postponement of the GC 2020. The next General Conference will be in 2024.
“The invitation to a holy Lent is an invitation to deep inner work, ” says Bishop David Bard. He offers reflections on how grace surrounds acts of repentance and self-examination.
“I invite every United Methodist congregation in this conference to carry prayers for peace into the holy season of Lent, beginning with Ash Wednesday on March 2,” says Bishop David… Continue Reading Call to prayer for Ukraine